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Hong Kong celebrity crocodile Pui Pui marks 10 years at Wetland Park

Pui Pui, the 16-year-old female crocodile first spotted in Yuen Long in 2003, has spent almost a decade in her enclosure at Hong Kong Wetland Park, where she has grown about a metre and piled on 54 kilograms. Pui Pui means "precious one" and is a reference to the Shan Pui River, where the crocodile was on the loose.

17 Apr 2017 - 4:23PM

Pui Pui, the 16-year-old female crocodile first spotted in Yuen Long in 2003, has spent almost a decade in her enclosure at Hong Kong Wetland Park, where she has grown about a metre and piled on 54 kilograms. Pui Pui means "precious one" and is a reference to the Shan Pui River, where the crocodile was on the loose.

Hong Kong celebrity crocodile Pui Pui marks 10 years at Wetland Park
How Hong Kong street names reflect the city’s maritime history

Dr. Stephen Davies, from Hong Kong University’s Department of Real Estate and Construction, visits six streets on Hong Kong island and reveals how their names are connected to the city’s maritime history.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Dr. Stephen Davies, from Hong Kong University’s Department of Real Estate and Construction, visits six streets on Hong Kong island and reveals how their names are connected to the city’s maritime history.

How Hong Kong street names reflect the city’s maritime history
Hong Kong Television chairman Ricky Wong sets his sights on Legco

Technology and media entrepreneur Ricky Wong Wai-kay, known for his flair for springing surprises on his rivals, is planning to run in the Legislative Council elections in September.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Technology and media entrepreneur Ricky Wong Wai-kay, known for his flair for springing surprises on his rivals, is planning to run in the Legislative Council elections in September.

Hong Kong Television chairman Ricky Wong sets his sights on Legco
Cruising the disputed Paracel Islands, one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots

Entry is for mainland citizens only - and even then, intense screenings apply. The destination is the South China Sea's disputed Paracel Islands, an area that has become the flashpoint of a global sovereignty row. As we count down to the United Nations ruling over China's claims to the waters, the SCMP joined a one-of-a-kind cruise for a sneak peek at one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots. Stay tuned for more exclusive reports in the coming days.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Entry is for mainland citizens only - and even then, intense screenings apply. The destination is the South China Sea's disputed Paracel Islands, an area that has become the flashpoint of a global sovereignty row. As we count down to the United Nations ruling over China's claims to the waters, the SCMP joined a one-of-a-kind cruise for a sneak peek at one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots. Stay tuned for more exclusive reports in the coming days.

Cruising the disputed Paracel Islands, one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots
Meet Phoenix Li, the seven-year-old Hong Kong piano prodigy taking the world by storm
Cuba’s Chinatown bears the ghosts of the past, and hope for the future
Delicious egg tarts and "wife cakes" in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong bakery

The second stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Kei Tsui Cake Shop, which has been located on Fa Yuen Street for over 30 years. Many locals and visitors come here to buy a variety of baked goods, from the signature glutinous rice cakes with red bean paste, “wife cakes” and egg tarts, to “baby chicken cakes”, a pastry with a sweet and savoury filling. 

26 Nov 2015 - 8:19PM

The second stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Kei Tsui Cake Shop, which has been located on Fa Yuen Street for over 30 years. Many locals and visitors come here to buy a variety of baked goods, from the signature glutinous rice cakes with red bean paste, “wife cakes” and egg tarts, to “baby chicken cakes”, a pastry with a sweet and savoury filling. 

Delicious egg tarts and "wife cakes" in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong bakery
Hong Kong style hash browns anyone? Potato snacks in Michelin-recommended street food stall

The first stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Three Potatoes, a small street stall on Nullah Road in Prince Edward. It serves variations of potato dishes, like twice baked cheese and bacon potato, baked potato with egg, and the popular fried onion, bacon and hash brown.

2 Dec 2015 - 12:13PM

The first stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Three Potatoes, a small street stall on Nullah Road in Prince Edward. It serves variations of potato dishes, like twice baked cheese and bacon potato, baked potato with egg, and the popular fried onion, bacon and hash brown.

Hong Kong style hash browns anyone? Potato snacks in Michelin-recommended street food stall
Sweet and Crispy: Mango Napoleon in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong dessert shop

The third stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Joyful Dessert House, which offers western-style desserts in a small laid-back café setting. There’s Oreo parfaits, waffles with ice cream, crème brulee and the popular mango Napoleon. 

26 Nov 2015 - 7:39PM

The third stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Joyful Dessert House, which offers western-style desserts in a small laid-back café setting. There’s Oreo parfaits, waffles with ice cream, crème brulee and the popular mango Napoleon. 

Sweet and Crispy: Mango Napoleon in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong dessert shop
Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?

Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.

12 Nov 2015 - 8:39AM

Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.

Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?
Seven-time grand slam singles champion Venus Williams discusses life after tennis

Seven-time grand slam singles champion Venus Williams talks to SCMP.tv ahead of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Seven-time grand slam singles champion Venus Williams talks to SCMP.tv ahead of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open.

Seven-time grand slam singles champion Venus Williams discusses life after tennis
Top 5 videos of the week: From world's biggest piece of calligraphy to China's infamous traffic jams... and a cheetah plays with a puppy
Highlights from Hong Kong boxer Rex Tso's 7th round TKO victory over Aussie Brad Hore

Hong Kong’s 'Wonder Kid' one step closer to world title after his 18th straight win as a professional in “Night of Champions II”.

22 Nov 2015 - 2:30PM

Hong Kong’s 'Wonder Kid' one step closer to world title after his 18th straight win as a professional in “Night of Champions II”.

Highlights from Hong Kong boxer Rex Tso's 7th round TKO victory over Aussie Brad Hore
'They rounded us up like sheep and stripped our rights': Japanese-American recalls boyhood in US internment camp
Hong Kong canto-pop singer and award-winning actress Ivana Wong on her relationship with long-time collaborator Alex Fung Hong-ming

Ivana Wong will make her debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16-17 for a pop concert that reunites her with long-time collaborator and former classmate Alex Fung Hon-ming.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Ivana Wong will make her debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16-17 for a pop concert that reunites her with long-time collaborator and former classmate Alex Fung Hon-ming.

 Hong Kong canto-pop singer and award-winning actress Ivana Wong on her relationship with long-time collaborator Alex Fung Hong-ming
'The goal is to have universal suffrage, democracy, freedom', says Philippine consul general to Hong Kong

Bernardita Catalla, the Philippine’s Consul General in Hong Kong, recalled that when she took up the top post in June last year, she received very warm welcome from the city’s officials.  Images of the 79-day protest that unfolded right outside her Admiralty office have been imprinted distinctly in her memory.

14 Aug 2015 - 10:53AM

Bernardita Catalla, the Philippine’s Consul General in Hong Kong, recalled that when she took up the top post in June last year, she received very warm welcome from the city’s officials.  Images of the 79-day protest that unfolded right outside her Admiralty office have been imprinted distinctly in her memory.

'The goal is to have universal suffrage, democracy, freedom', says Philippine consul general to Hong Kong
Meet Hong Kong’s first all-women e-sports gaming team

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

Meet Hong Kong’s first all-women e-sports gaming team
Behind the lens: Hong Kong domestic helpers discover their hidden talent for photography
What's it like for Hong Kong ethnic minority students to take DSE, the city's university entrance exams?

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

What's it like for Hong Kong ethnic minority students to take DSE, the city's university entrance exams?
Shooting for the stars: Hong Kong domestic helpers discover their hidden talent for photography
NBA star Jeremy Lin makes guest appearance for opening of 'Sports Base' in Hong Kong

Jeremy Lin made a guest appearance at the adidas Sports Base that has been erected at the Central harbourfront event space and is set to host a “Boost Your Summer 2015” programme of activities until August.

22 Nov 2015 - 2:35PM

Jeremy Lin made a guest appearance at the adidas Sports Base that has been erected at the Central harbourfront event space and is set to host a “Boost Your Summer 2015” programme of activities until August.

NBA star Jeremy Lin makes guest appearance for opening of 'Sports Base' in Hong Kong
Vivek Mahbubani: discrimination is a punchline, says Hong Kong comedian

Hong Kong-born Vivek Mahbubani, who is fluent in Cantonese and English, is one of the comedians performing in this week’s Magners Comedy Festival. He talks to the SCMP about his experiences of racism in the city he calls home.

12 Mar 2015 - 9:21PM

Hong Kong-born Vivek Mahbubani, who is fluent in Cantonese and English, is one of the comedians performing in this week’s Magners Comedy Festival. He talks to the SCMP about his experiences of racism in the city he calls home.

Vivek Mahbubani: discrimination is a punchline, says Hong Kong comedian
A maid’s tale: The story of one woman’s struggle to become a domestic helper

An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system

22 Feb 2019 - 12:40PM

An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system

A maid’s tale: The story of one woman’s struggle to become a domestic helper
Chinese opera stars celebrate its beauty and diversity

To celebrate the beauty and diversity of Chinese opera, veterans Liza Wang Ming-chun, Law Ka-ying and Tang Yuen-ha explain the distinct characteristics of Cantonese Opera, Peking Opera and kunqu.

24 Feb 2015 - 8:02PM

To celebrate the beauty and diversity of Chinese opera, veterans Liza Wang Ming-chun, Law Ka-ying and Tang Yuen-ha explain the distinct characteristics of Cantonese Opera, Peking Opera and kunqu.

Chinese opera stars celebrate its beauty and diversity
Closing time: How Hong Kong’s street hawkers struggle to survive

Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.

Closing time: How Hong Kong’s street hawkers struggle to survive
The most notorious black market in Hong Kong doesn't involve drugs, or ivory but yummy cookies

Jenny Bakery, the home grown Hong Kong butter cookie phenomenon, is a familiar brand to locals and tourists alike. SCMP reporters Charley Lanyon and Gloria Chan go undercover in Tsim Sha Tsui to see what's behind Hong Kong's most notorious black market.

8 Jan 2015 - 2:43PM

Jenny Bakery, the home grown Hong Kong butter cookie phenomenon, is a familiar brand to locals and tourists alike. SCMP reporters Charley Lanyon and Gloria Chan go undercover in Tsim Sha Tsui to see what's behind Hong Kong's most notorious black market.

The most notorious black market in Hong Kong doesn't involve drugs, or ivory but yummy cookies
Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong
Stories from Fukushima: Three years on

Suffering and displacement endures in Japan after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011 wreaked havoc.

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

Suffering and displacement endures in Japan after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011 wreaked havoc.

Stories from Fukushima: Three years on
SCMP cartoonist Harry celebrates 20 years in Hong Kong with a look back at his favourite work

'I always come down on the side of the underdog,' explains SCMP cartoonist Harry Harrison, as he celebrates 20 years in Hong Kong with a video interview and collection of his favourite sketches.

13 May 2014 - 6:18PM

'I always come down on the side of the underdog,' explains SCMP cartoonist Harry Harrison, as he celebrates 20 years in Hong Kong with a video interview and collection of his favourite sketches.

SCMP cartoonist Harry celebrates 20 years in Hong Kong with a look back at his favourite work
Meet Japan's most radioactive man and his animals

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant went into meltdown just 13 kilometres away from Naoto Matsumura's home. After being turned away from an overcrowded temporary shelter, he decided to take his chances back home in Tomioka city, Fukushima prefecture, and take care of his animals.

26 Mar 2015 - 4:30PM

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant went into meltdown just 13 kilometres away from Naoto Matsumura's home. After being turned away from an overcrowded temporary shelter, he decided to take his chances back home in Tomioka city, Fukushima prefecture, and take care of his animals.

Meet Japan's most radioactive man and his animals